Fly through animation using POVRAY, a new tool that we have started using in our group .

-Animation by Timothy Jones



ross.pov:

#include "colors.inc"  
#include "textures.inc"
#declare Cam1 =camera {location  <2-(clock)/10 , (clock-10.0)/2-5 ,clock-20>
                       look_at   <0.2 , 1.0 , 0.0>}
camera{Cam1}                                                    
   light_source{<1500,2000,-2500> color White*0.7}
   light_source{<-100, 100,-200> color Yellow*0.7}
   light_source{<0,1,10> color rgb <1,1,1>}
   background {color rgb <0,0,0>}

  #macro ross(h, a, b, c, x0, y0, z0, N, rad)
	#local i = 0;
	union {
	   #while (i < 3000)
	    #local x0 = x0 + h * (-y0 -z0);
	    #local y0 = y0 + h * (x0 + a * y0);
	    #local z0 = z0 + h * (b + z0 * (x0 - c));
	    #local i = i + 1;
	  #end
	   #local i = 0;
	#while (i < N)
	   #local x0 = x0 + h * (-y0 -z0);
	   #local y0 = y0 + h * (x0 + a * y0);
	   #local z0 = z0 + h * (b + z0 * (x0 - c));
           #if (i > 100)
	      sphere {,rad
                 	    pigment { rgb < i/N,i/N,1> }
           #end
	   #local i = i + 1;
        #end
	    }
    #end
    ross(0.05, 0.2, 0.2, 5.7, 0.0001, 0.0001, 0.0001, 48000, .05)


ross.ini
Output_File_Type=N
Width=500
Height=500
Quality=9
Antialias=on
Antialias_Threshold=0.001

Initial_Frame=1
Final_Frame=700
Initial_Clock=0
Final_Clock=40


Linux command line:
#>povray ross.ini ross.pov Display=False
May need -Display instead of Display

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